Originally from Manchester, Geoff has been in New Zealand since 1994. He is a qualified baker and at first worked in the hospitality industry as a chef and then restaurant manager from Queenstown through to Mount Manganui. He then decided on a complete change in career and went to Circo-Arts for a year and then studied for two years with The Hagley Theatre Company.
Geoff joined The Court Theatre on a casual basis in 2000 and has since worked as an actor, drama tutor, designer, technician and stage manager, becoming a full- time technician in 2005 and taking over the head technician position in 2008.
In 2010 Geoff took up a scholarship to work and train as an early childhood educator. After the earthquake he set up his own small catering company which ran for 12 years in Christchurch.
He has done lighting designs for NASDA, St Andrews College, Halswell School and The Light Site. Geoff is back on the full-time company at The Court Theatre since the start of 2023.
Geoff has also directed shows for Original Scripts Theatre School, The Hurunui Theatre Group and Christchurch Boys High School.
- 2023 - The Haka Party Incident - Lighting and AV Operator
- 2023 - The Kuia and the Spider - Lighting Designer
- 2023 - The Appleton Ladies’ Potato Race - Operator
- 2023 - Disney’s Frozen JR. - Lighting Designer / Operator
- 2022 - Potted Potter - Operator
- 2021 - Disney's Moana JR. - Lighting Designer
- 2018 - The Littlest Ninja - Lighting Designer
- 2018 - A Paintbox of Clowns - Lighting Designer/Operator
- 2017 - Hudson & Halls Live! - Operator